ANIMA Childrens Therapy Centre
Anima is a private remedial therapy centre catering for children in the Overstrand Region with developmental delay caused by brain damage, Down -, Angelman , Autism & other Syndromes. Many children in the local communities cannot cope within the mainstream schooling environment, yet do not need to be institutionalized.
These children need more individualized, one-on-one, specialized, therapy based schooling. - ANIMA's aims are to optimize children with serious developmental disabilities. - Every child will be evaluated and a personalised learning program will be developed for each individual. - These children are to learn life and social skills, enabling them to be self sufficient & accepted by Society. ' - The " graduate " children ( 18 or 19 years of age ) will remain members of the ANIMA centre and have the possibility to join workshops & skill development programs. - A permanent home and accommodation centre is a future venture. ANIMA’s facilities consists of, four classrooms, a kitchenette, a staff cloaks & a children's bathroom. - Play spaces, jungle gym & swimming pool. Two classrooms are still under construction and donations will be used to complete these & acquire more therapy & teaching equipment.